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Julia Margaret Lu

Julia Margaret Lu
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Julia is a Senior Editor at TheCollector. She is a native New Yorker and bikes, writes, reads, draws, and makes books and other things in her spare time. Julia earned her B.Arch from City College with an architectural history and theory concentration.

JMW Turner’s Paintings That Defy Preservation

  Joseph Mallord William Turner, or JMW Turner, was born into a lower-middle-class family in London in 1775. He is known for his oil paintings...

Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Life & Works Of A Visionary Architect

Who Is Jean-Jacques Lequeu?Jean-Jacques Lequeu was a French architect and draftsman who failed to gain recognition in his lifetime yet was very concerned about...

Free Art Online: 9 Amazing Resources To Enjoy At Home

While the world is staying safe at home, institutions and artists have been putting their free art online while their doors are also closed....

Donald Judd Retrospective at the MoMA

Judd’s geometric and material lexicon is on view at the Museum of Modern Art for his first American retrospective in 30 years. The exhibition includes rarely displayed work that spark new intrigue into the artist’s fascinations.

Greek Mythology and Life After Death

The concept of an afterlife is not a novel one; many western religions, as well as south Asian and African ones, believe in some form of life after death.

Ramesses The Great: Warrior, Builder, and Divine King

Ramesses II, or Ramesses the Great, is one Ancient Egypt’s most famous pharaohs. An able military commander and the divine king

Claude Monet: Painter Of Light

Known by some as the father of Impressionism, Claude Monet was a prolific French painter of the mid 1800s to the early 1900s. His works still command impressive prices at Christie’s and Sotheby’s,

Life and Works of Leonardo da Vinci

Whenever art is brought up, there are few names that spring to mind even for those with little interest in the subject. Perhaps one might think of Picasso, of Van Gogh.